Company Profile

VIRJEN Shipping Corporation (VSC) is duly licensed and authorized by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) to engage in the business of manning ocean-going vessels. As one of the pioneers in the manning industry, it is one of the respected and acknowledged leaders in the field.

Starting with an office at the Magsaysay Building on Kalaw St., Ermita, Manila, VSC was officially registered with the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on August 8, 1972 as VIRJEN Shipping and Marine Services, Incorporated. Its main purpose is to own and/or manage vessels for international and domestic trade, as well as to provide shipping service/s to foreign shipowners, particularly the supply of quality Filipino seamen to man vessels, and to render agency services to vessels calling at Philippine ports.

After more than 32 years in the business, VSC has professionalized its business operations which include the following:

  • Providing crew to various vessels such as loggers, bulkers, containerized vessels, car carriers, multi-purpose dry cargo ships, chemical and oil tankers, reefers and supply tankers;
  • Bareboat Charter / Time Charter Operations (Accredited by Maritime Industry Authority - MARINA);
  • Ship Agency services to vessels calling ports;
  • Ship Chartering and Cargo Brokerage;
  • Ship Sale and Purchase Brokerage

At present, the Company has about nine hundred (900) officers and crew serving on board different vessels and on vacation. The company is staffed with highly qualified personnel with experience in various aspects of shipping operations. Its affiliate companies include Mercury Shipping Corporation, Pilipinas Crown Maritime, Inc., and MARC Properties Corporation.

The current office of vsc is at the 18th Floor, MARC 2000 Tower (owned by MARC Properties Corporation), located at 1973 Taft Ave., corner San Andres St., Malate, Manila, Philippines.


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